The Hannibal Arts Council helps the Hannibal Art Club celebrate the 50th year of its annual art show competition.

The "Originale" exhibit continues through November 8th, featuring over a hundred items from area artists. Gallery hours are 9 to 5 Monday and Wednesday through Friday, and 11-2 Saturday.

The next First Friday Art Adventure is October 3 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Arts Council.

This all leads up to the 38th annual Autumn Historic Folk Life Festival Saturday and Sunday, October 18 and 19.

Hannibal Arts Council Executive Director Michael Gaines was a guest on KHMO's Talk Back: